35 Memory Care Facilities in Pima County, AZ

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Pima County, AZ

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Caring Star 2018

Atria Campana Del Rio

Provides: Memory Care
1550 East River Road, Tucson, AZ 85718
"At Atria Campana del Rio, you'll discover a welcoming senior community nestled in the bucolic foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains in Tucson. The area's Spanish-style architecture is reflected..." More

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Sunrise at River Road

Provides: Memory Care
4975 North 1st Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85718
"I went to Sunrise at River Road and inquired what the assisted living and memory care would involve. There's not much to tour with Covid, but a few things were pointed out. I was impressed with..." More
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Caring Star 2014

Brookdale Santa Catalina

Provides: Memory Care
7500 North Calle Sin Envidia, Tucson, AZ 85718
"We went to Brookdale Santa Catalina in February. They spent time explaining their program and I was satisfied in getting my questions answered. They had a room that had been converted, and I got..." More

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Cascades of Tucson

Provides: Memory Care
201 N. Jessica Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85710
"My mom moved into the Cascades of Tucson. They've done well so far. I like their facilities, the memory care specifically. They each had their own studio apartment, so there were no roommates for..." More

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Caring Star 2017

The Villas at Green Valley

Provides: Memory Care
865 Desert Bell Dr., Green Valley, AZ 85614
"My mother-in-law is on the memory care side of The Villas at Green Valley. It is beautiful. We love it. It is a very wonderful place. The staff has been wonderful to her. The dining area is..." More

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Park Senior Villas - La Canada

Provides: Memory Care
6899 N. La Canada Drive , Tucson, AZ 85704
"It was very clean and very pleasant. Everybody was affable, and they seemed engaged. The residents had a lot of freedom. None of the doors were locked. They just had buzzers on them. Each of the..." More

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Arroyo Gardens

Provides: Memory Care
160 N. La Canada Drive, Green Valley, AZ 85614
"My husband is now at Arroyo Gardens. We have been very pleased with it. My family was here at Thanksgiving and everyone visited. They were all very impressed with the attitude of all the workers..." More

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Prestige Assisted Living at Green Valley

Provides: Memory Care
1175 S. Abrego Drive , Green Valley, AZ 85614
"Prestige Assisted Living at Green Valley was beautiful. The room was great. The lady who assisted us was great. She was very thorough. We had refreshments that included cookies and coffee and it..." More

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The Ranch Estates of Tucson

Provides: Memory Care
2365 W Orange Grove Rd., Tucson, AZ 85741
"I visited The Ranch Estates of Tucson twice. They have assisted living and memory care, and we discussed both. It was very nice; otherwise, I wouldn't be taking my dad there. They have a wall for..." More

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Copper Canyon Alzheimer's Special Car...

Provides: Memory Care
5901 N. La Cholla Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85741
"My wife will be moving into Copper Canyon Alzheimer's Special Care Center. I went to three others and Copper Canyon impressed me. It was very clean and very nice. They seemed very well organized...." More

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Brookdale Oro Valley

Provides: Memory Care
10175 North Oracle Road, Oro Valley, AZ 85704
"Brookdale Oro Valley was clean. It looked like they kept their residents engaged. It was nice. I was looking for a room where both of my parents can be together, so I guess that's a shared room. I..." More

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Caring Star 2017

Park Senior Villas - Houghton

Provides: Memory Care
844 N. Houghton , Tucson, AZ 85748
"We went to Park Senior Villas Houghton, and we have decided that's where my wife will stay. It is closer to our children, and that is where she wanted to be. I was impressed with all the staff,..." More

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Oak Haven Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
7163 North Pomona Road, Tucson, AZ 85704
"Oak Haven Assisted Living’s goal is to be the provider of choice for families when faced with the tough decision to place their loved ones in a managed care environment. We will provide the highest..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Foothills Place

Provides: Memory Care
3701 North Swan Road, Tucson, AZ 85718
"My mom stayed until she had an accident and broke her pelvic. She had to be transferred to a nursing home facility. The best thing about this facility was that it wasn't gloomy. It also seemed..." More

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Canyon Valley Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
2985 South Camino Del Sol, Green Valley, AZ 85622
"My father moved into Canyon Valley Memory Care. He loves the fact that he has his own room and his own bathroom. The meals are wonderful. The staff is very kind and very accessible. They have an..." More

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BeeHive Homes of Green Valley

Provides: Memory Care
3161 S Prosperous Pl., Green Valley, AZ 85614
"BeeHive Homes takes great pride in its facilities, staff, and residents. All facilities are exceptionally clean and well maintained to consistently provide a welcoming and nurturing environment...." More

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Woodland Palms Assisted Living & Memo...

Provides: Memory Care
1020 North Woodland Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85711
"This community has a good feel. It is bright and colorful. They residents are happy and all interacting with each other. Staff is attentive and helpful. I liked the fact it was so..." More

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Catalina Springs Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
9685 N. Oracle Rd., Oro Valley, AZ 85704
"My husband is at Catalina Springs. It is a newer facility. They do things for memory care every day. We picked it because it seemed fresh and clean, and the people were more alert looking. It's..." More

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The Villas at Wilmot

Provides: Memory Care
662 S. Wilmot Rd., Tucson, AZ 85711
"My husband as been there for a while. The group home he is in has about 8-1 people living there. There are no activities , no enrichment and worst of all the staff has little to no interaction..." More

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Brookdale Tanque Verde

Provides: Memory Care
9050 E. Tanque Verde Road, Tucson, AZ 85749
"Brookdale Tanque Verde was our favorite. It was an excellent community. Everything from the staff to the room to the meal planning and to their activities, I couldn't say anything bad about them...." More

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Caring Star 2018

The Forum at Tucson

Provides: Memory Care
2500 North Rosemont Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85712
"The Forum at Tucson offers compassionate senior care in Tucson, AZ. We strive to create a home-like atmosphere where you and your loved ones can feel secure. Our warm, well-trained staff works..." More

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Caring Star 2016

The Fountains at La Cholla

Provides: Memory Care
2001 West Rudasill Road, Tucson, AZ 85741
"Located in the foothill of Tucson, The Fountains at La Cholla is a rental retirement community providing Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care on a beautiful campus with sweeping views..." More

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Tucson Place

Provides: Memory Care
5660 North Kolb Road, Tucson, AZ 85750
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Mountain View Retirement Village

Provides: Memory Care
7900 North La Canada Drive, Tucson, AZ 85704
"At Mountain View Retirement Village, our commitment to quality service is evident in everything we do. We offer more than a beautiful community and extensive services. Our caring and experienced..." More

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Sierra Del Sol Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
8151 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85710
"Sierra Del Sol Senior Living seemed to have a lot of activities and the people were happy and active. They were working on puzzles and doing different things. The staff was pretty good and helpful...." More

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Pacifica Senior Living Tucson

Provides: Memory Care
2675 North Wyatt Drive, Tucson, AZ 85712
"The process to place a loved one in memory care is a new and unknown journey when faced with the issue. The staff at Pacifica quickly, clearly, patiently and helpfully walked me through what..." More

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The Groves on Pima St.

Provides: Memory Care
4014-4034 E. Pima St, Tucson, AZ 85712
"The Groves is proudly owned and operated by a Registered Nurse and a place your loved ones will call home! Groves Assisted Living Residences in Tucson, Arizona provides individual care,..." More

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The Watermark at Oro Valley

Provides: Memory Care
9005 N. Oracle Road, Oro Valley, AZ 85704
"Quail Park of Oro Valley has been meticulously designed to meet the comfort and needs of our residents, while providing their families peace-of-mind. Our innovative layout, warm and cozy setting,..." More

The Watermark at Continental Ranch

Provides: Memory Care
8689 N. Silverbell Road, Tucson, AZ 85743
"The Watermark at Continental Ranch was one of the top on my list. When we came in, we're still taking temperatures and they're making you wash and sanitize. They weren't doing that everywhere, so..." More

Handmaker Home For the Aging

Provides: Memory Care
2221 N Rosemont Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85712

The Hacienda At The River

Provides: Memory Care
2720 East River Road, Tucson, AZ 85718
"My dad is at The Hacienda At The River, and they've actually been very attentive. They've really worked hard to try and find what he needs and adjust to him. The nurses have been wonderful. You can..." More

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La Sonora at Dove Mountain in Tucson

Provides: Memory Care
5250 W Dove Centre Rd, Marana, AZ 85658
"Opening the Fall of 2020, the first time you enter La Sonora, it will feel like stepping into an upscale boutique hotel where the inside seamlessly blends with the outdoors. It is our goal to help..." More

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The Groves on Spring St.

Provides: Memory Care
4110 E. Spring St. , Tucson, AZ 85712
"The Groves is proudly owned and operated by a Registered Nurse and a place your loved ones will call home! Groves Assisted Living Residences in Tucson, Arizona provides individual care,..." More

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BeeHive Homes of Marana

Provides: Memory Care
6180 W. Mamie Kai Dr., Marana, AZ 85743
"BeeHive Homes takes great pride in its facilities, staff, and residents. All facilities are exceptionally clean and well maintained to consistently provide a welcoming and nurturing environment...." More

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Via Elegante, Tucson Foothills, Luxur...

Provides: Memory Care
5644 N. Via Latigo, Tucson, AZ 85704
"I caution people from using this facility. They claim to have completed a through evaluation, but they did not, yet took a 1500.00, deposit from my 91+ year old mother. My father never had a..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Pima County

    Pima County is a sprawling county with more than 1 million residents, nearly one in five of whom are aged 65 and over. Roughly 8 percent of Medicare recipients are seniors living with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. The Desert Southwest Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association serves local seniors and families who have been affected by Alzheimer's. 

    In Pima County, seniors with dementia receive memory care services in assisted living facilities that specialize in providing this level of care. Facilities are licensed and regulated by the Division of Public Health Licensing Services, Bureau of Residential Facilities Licensing. Families in Pima County have nearly two dozen memory care facilities to choose from, the majority of which are located in the city of Tucson. 

    • Pima County seniors do not pay state income tax on Social Security income, but all other types of retirement income are partially or fully taxed at the state level. This may affect how much money can be put toward memory care in this region. 
    • Pima County's air quality is decent, with the county receiving a C for ozone pollution and an A for short-term particle pollution from the American Lung Association. Because good air quality can lessen the symptoms of conditions like asthma and COPD, the county may appeal to some families seeking memory care for a loved one. 
    • Pima County's cost of living is slightly higher than the national average and is 10 percent lower than the state average, which may benefit budget-conscious families who are looking for memory care services for a loved one. Healthcare expenses in this county are more than 15 percent lower than state and national averages.
    • Pima County's crime rate is higher than state and national averages, with property crime rating 49.6 and violent crime rating 49.3 on a 100-point scale. This is higher than the national averages of 38.1 and 31.1, which may be a consideration for safety-minded families who are researching local memory care facilities. 


    Paying for Memory Care in Pima County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Arizona

    $5,294.00 US
    $4,948.00 Pima County
    $4,863.00 Maricopa County
    $4,483.00 Pinal County

    Memory Care costs in Pima County start around $4,948 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,294 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Pima County and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Pima County

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Arizona page.

    More Ways to Pay for Memory Care

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Arizona page.


    Free Memory Care Resources in Pima County

    Pima County and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free memory care resources in Pima County, please visit our Memory Care in Arizona page.

    Directory of Winners in the Pima County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Pima County

    Pima County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Arizona are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Arizona page for more information about these laws.

    Memory Care near Pima County, AZ

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Pima County

    • Review of Via Elegante, Tucson Foothills, Luxury Assisted Living

      I caution people from using this facility. They claim to have completed a through evaluation, but they did not, yet took a 1500.00, deposit from my 91+ year old mother. My father never had a evalu... Read more

      Sandralmorin
    • Review of Woodland Palms Assisted Living & Memory Care

      When I visited my husband at Woodland Palms Assisted Living & Memory Care, he looked really good. The place looked very clean. They have a beautiful courtyard, and they can go in and out of the... Read more

      Bonnie
    • Review of The Villas at Wilmot

      My husband as been there for a while. The group home he is in has about 8-1 people living there. There are no activities , no enrichment and worst of all the staff has little to no interaction ... Read more

      kiry
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